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I'm glad this is being brought up as a problem instead of being covered up. (Original Post) LiberalLoner Jan 2012 OP
19,000 military women raped each year. We should be so ashamed. Scuba Jan 2012 #1
If you read the posts at the article, it's beyond sickening. LiberalLoner Jan 2012 #2
This is a top down problem. denbot Jan 2012 #3
Precisely. nt MADem Feb 2012 #4
The VA has a big push on for treating 'Sexual Trauma' BadtotheboneBob Feb 2012 #5

LiberalLoner

(9,804 posts)
2. If you read the posts at the article, it's beyond sickening.
Sun Jan 29, 2012, 10:02 AM
Jan 2012

I get the feeling our society is becoming ever more misogynistic.

denbot

(9,904 posts)
3. This is a top down problem.
Mon Jan 30, 2012, 09:57 PM
Jan 2012

Until the service academies start charging sexual assualts as felonies with harsh time in Levenworth, this problem will continue to be swept under the rug. The president should make sure that the Joint Chiefs know that this should be a priority.

BadtotheboneBob

(413 posts)
5. The VA has a big push on for treating 'Sexual Trauma'
Thu Feb 9, 2012, 11:56 AM
Feb 2012
http://www.ptsd.va.gov/public/pages/military-sexual-trauma-general.asp

The VA hospital I recieve weekly treatments at (ironically, the only one named for a woman, the Aleda E. Lutz VAMC, Saginaw MI) was pamphlets and posters openly displayed and also a 'coordinator' whose picture and position is displayed on their nifty new electronic in-house info boards. The VA is trying seriously to address this...
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